On the contributions of
Distinguished Professor Howard Gordon
to the fields of
remote sensing and environmental optics

On the occasion of his retirement
Monday April 27th, 2015
Wilder Auditorium,Physics Department

(copy of flyer)

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Pictures from Sunday Night at Voss house

Agenda

Dr. Ray Smith 9:30am
University of California, Santa Barbara
Howard’s contributions to the field of Ocean Optics
(video of talk or YouTube Link)

Dr. Barney Balch 10:00am
Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Science
Reading Howard’s Liths! Backscattering and the particulate inorganic carbon cycle in the ocean
(video of talk or YouTube Link)


Dr. George Kattawar 10:45am
Texas A&M University
The importance of coherence in ocean optics and a new method for calculating light scattering properties of oriented diatom chains
(video of talk or YouTube Link)

Dr. Paty Matrai 11:30am
Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Science
Marine biogenic aerosols and cloud formation in the high Arctic: It all began with Howards’s weekly seminar
(video of talk or YouTube Link)

Dr. Ross McCluney 1:00pm
Principal Research Scientist retired, Florida Solar Energy Center, University of Central Florida
How it started, peaking the curiosity of a physicist to study the ocean color problem
(video of talk or YouTube Link)

Dr. Ken Carder 1:15pm
University of South Florida
Howard’s contributions to satellite remote sensing of ocean color
(video of talk or YouTube Link)

Dr. Menghua Wang 1:45pm
NOAA Center for Satellite applications and Research
Satellite Ocean Color Measurements from SeaWiFS, MODIS, and VIIRS
(video of talk or YouTube Link)

Drs. Otis Brown and Bob Evans 2:30pm
CICS-NC NOAA National Climate Data Center and University of Miami
It’s story time! Recollections of working with Howard
(video of talk or YouTube Link)

Dr. Curt Mobley 3:00pm
Sequoia Scientific
On Polarized reflectance of sea surfaces
(video of talk or YouTube Link)

Dr. Chuck Trees 3:45pm
NATO Undersea Research Centre, Italy
Working with Howard and the lunatic visionaries of the NASA Coastal Zone Color Scanner in the 1970’s
(video of talk or YouTube Link)

Dr. Chuanmin Hu 4:15pm
University of South Florida
The Beauty of Subtraction
(video of talk or YouTube Link)